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Seeing is Believing

The idiom, seeing is believing was first recorded in this form in 1639, meaning only physical or concrete evidence is convincing.  Seeing is believing is what people say when they will only believe something is true if they see it

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Gains and Losses

  I have learned that focusing more on our losses in the past will cause us to lose sight of spiritual gains that can replace those losses in the future. I firmly believe that gains and losses are a necessary

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No Needs Greater

Today as I read several prayer requests I realized that people have so many needs. Many share a commonality—prayer for family, children and relationships, which reminds us of our commonality as human beings divinely connected by the Creator.  Whether we

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Generation to Generation

Good morning to all, today’s verse comes from the Old Testament book of Judges NIV.  Judges 2:10-11  10 After that whole generation had been gathered to their ancestors, another generation grew up who knew neither the LORD nor what he

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Unachieved Goals? What now?

December 25th is in the past, what now? All the gifts have been opened; perhaps many family members are already gone back to their homes. Hopefully, you had a great time of fellowship and fun making good memories for a

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The Plumb Line?

  Amos 7:7-9   7 This is what he showed me: The Lord was standing by a wall that had been built true to plumb, with a plumb line in his hand. 8 And the LORD asked me, “What do you

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I don’t understand

For Christians, what matters most is learning to trust God regardless of whatever we face in this life even when we don’t like or understand it. Like me, you have probably thought I don’t understand what God is doing. Or

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Higher priority

Devotional by Rev. Ross Adams   Jeremiah 9:23-24 23 This is what the LORD says: “Let not the wise man boast of his wisdom or the strong man boast of his strength or the rich man boast of his riches,

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If only…

He stands seemingly oblivious to his surroundings.  He is in his own world…his own mental bubble of exclusion.  He scans the room.  For at least five minutes he stares at one place with laser precision; his eyes fixed. What does

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Self-control

by Rev. Ross Adams Titus 2:1-5 What Must Be Taught to Various Groups 1You must teach what is in accord with sound doctrine. 2Teach the older men to be temperate, worthy of respect, self-controlled, and sound in faith, in love

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